Fourth & Fifth Grade

Second GradeLaurie serves at GraceWay as our fourth/fifth grade teacher. She is married with two daughters and has lived in Ocala since 2006 when her family relocated from Miami. Her children have attended the school since 2008. She is originally from Pennsylvania and graduated from Millersville University. After working for ten years in the non-profit arena, Laurie took time off to raise her children. In 2012 she began working at the school in the preschool where she earned her VPK certification and then began training in our elementary program. In 2014, she was granted her teaching certificate from FLOCS. In 2015 she earned her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with Concordia University. Laurie is a natural educator, with a gift for creating a culture of learning that empowers students to grow into critical thinkers and self-driven learners!